Welcome to STEM Nation!

This online resource was created as part of Scotland’s STEM Education and Training Strategy.

On this site you will find a range of resources to support, inspire and connect such as:

Stack of newspapers

the latest developments in STEM

A collage of images of children and young people participating in STEM activities

interesting practice examples to inspire and make connections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract image of triangles with the words Science Planning Resource

the science planning resource to support planning for science around the experiences and outcomes from early to second level

Link to National Professional Learning Communities including Sciences, Technologies, Numeracy and Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEM Nation award logo of 4 coloured interlocking connectors to represent the 4 key aims of the national STEM strategy. Alongside this are the words STEM Nation Award

information on the STEM awards programmes available in Scotland including the STEM Nation Award developed by Education Scotland and links to the Young STEM Leaders Programme developed by SSERC

The model for professional learning wheel

support to deepen your professional knowledge and understanding and to help you develop progressive and innovative practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And much more for ELC, primary, secondary, ASN, CLD, and school based technical support staff.

Take a look and remember,

STEM nation logo of 4 different coloured connectors representing the 4 key aims of the national STEM strategy intertwined with the word STEM above it and below it it says Keep curious, Stay creative

 

The STEM strategy has four key aims under four headings – Excellence, Equity, Inspiration and Connection.

The STEM nation 4 connectors image with 1 connector in bright red to represent excellence as one of the national STEM strategy four key aims

 

To build the capacity of the education and training system to deliver excellent  STEM learning so that employers have access to the workforce they need;

 

The STEM nation 4 connectors image with 1 connector in bright purple to represent equity as one of the national STEM strategy four key aims

 

To close equity gaps in participation and attainment in STEM so that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential and contribute to Scotland’s economic prosperity;

 

The STEM nation 4 connectors image with 1 connector in bright blue to represent inspire as one of the national STEM strategy four key aims

 

To inspire children, young people and adults to study STEM and to continue their studies to obtain more specialist skills;

 

The STEM nation 4 connectors image with 1 connector in bright green to represent connect as one of the national STEM strategy four key aims

 

To connect the STEM education and training offer with labour market need – both now and in the future – to support improved productivity and inclusive economic growth.